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Win this leather toe clip sewing kit

Update July 22 2008: This contest is closed. I’ll select a winner later today! I have a leather toe clip sewing clip to give away. It’s a kit with two strips of leather, some string, a needle and instructions to customize the look of your MKS toe clips. Akihiro aka “swamp” in Japan creates these read more »

Crazy urban cyclists sell soft drinks in Japan

Stunt cyclists in San Francisco in a Japanese soft drink commercial for Kirin Beverage’s Millenium METs soda. METs is a grapefruit flavored beverage. I’ll need to run to my local Japanese supermarket and see if they carry it. Urban Velo. Urban Velo and Streetsblog also mentioned this old news about the proposed “Idaho stop law” read more »

Tour de France 2008 Stage 14

Mark Cavendish is pooped after his spectacular 4 stage wins this week, so he took it easy and finished towards the end of the pack on Stage 14 today. Oscar Freire wins the Stage today, Cadel Evans still has the yellow jersey, Garmin-Chipotle/H30′s Christian Vande Velde is on the GC podium, Colubmia’s Kim Kirchen is read more »

Tour de France 2008 Stage 12 *SPOILERS*

Don’t read this if you’re waiting for the highlights video later tonight. First the fun news: Team Columbia’s Mark Cavendish sprinted for his third stage win today in the 105 mile 12th Stage from Lavelanet to Narbonne, showing that a team with a strong bio passport anti-drug program can still win and beat the cheaters. read more »

Brevet: SF – Tamalpais – Fairfax – Mill Valley – Marin Headlands

Visit Jim G for the details of this mixed terrain brevet this weekend. CABO co-chair Dan Gutierrez posted his “bikes eye view” video of Motorist / Cyclist cooperation in Mandeville Canyon. That’s the road in Los Angeles where Dr. Christopher Thompson sent two cyclists to the hospital. In this other video, a road raging Portlander read more »

21.6% inflation

The U.S. Labor Department reports that whiolesale prices jumped 1.8 percent in June. I expect the increase to level out a little, but if you maintained 1.8 over an entire year that annualizes to an inflation rate of nearly 22%. Most of this increase is due to the large jump in the price of fuel read more »